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Dog-Friendly Hikes: Montana

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Montana

Montana is a true paradise for dogs, particularly in the northwest region with millions of acres of forestland where you and your pup can explore the various lakes, waterfalls, rivers, and viewpoints. The options are endless.Much of the trails allow dogs off leash, however, as with anywhere, always practice good trail etiquette and have your leash handy. Also, remember that [...]

Trail Tested: Kurgo K9 Core Sweater

Trail Tested: Kurgo K9 Core Sweater

Review by Sydney Ryan of @expeditionegoWith cooler weather just around the corner, it’stime to stock up on warm sweaters for both you and your dog. Lucky for yourpup, Kurgo’s K9 Core Sweater is perfect for autumn hikes, winter romps in thesnow, or spring days on the trails. With the addition of this new sweater,Kurgo is [...]

Trail Tested: Kurgo K9 Rucksack Dog Carrier

Trail Tested: Kurgo K9 Rucksack Dog Carrier

I love bringing my dachshund, Rocket with mewhenever possible because my day is always better with him by my side! I'm suremany of you that share a house with a dog would agree.To properly pull this off I need the rightgear. Besides Rocket's harness and leash, I have a plane approved dog crate, acrash approved [...]

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Vermont

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Vermont

Vermont is well known for its hiking and outdoor culture, thanks in part to the fact that 78% of the state is forested. Two iconic thru hikes pass through the state: the Appalachian Trail and the Long Trail. Long winters have earned the state the nickname “Vermud,” so keep that in mind when selecting your footwear.The expansive nature lends [...]

6 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket

6 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Life Jacket

Photo by @littleriverdogDid someone say dog paddle? As it turns out, not all dogs cando it well. Even those who were born to swim can tire out if they push beyond their limits. Whetheryour pup is an aqua dog or not, wearing a life jacket can benefit them. Headed out for a sail? Boaters are required [...]

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Harness

5 Reasons Your Dog Needs a Harness

So, who really needs a dog harness anyway? As the dog travel andadventure experts, we get asked this question often and our answer is thatevery dog can benefit from using a harness! Maybe you and your best boy liketo adventure out in the car to the weekend farmer’s market or on a road trip tovisit [...]

Trail Tested: Portsmouth Foul Weather Jacket

Trail Tested: Portsmouth Foul Weather Jacket

Review by Sydney Ryan of @expeditionegoNothing ruins an outingwith your pup like bad weather. No matter where you live, we’ve all experiencedfoul weather. Whether it’s snow, rain, slush, or mud, picking out the rightgear can make or break your outdoor experience. The fellow dog pawrents atKurgo heard your concerns and designed the Portsmouth Foul Weather [...]

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Idaho

Dog-Friendly Hikes: Idaho

Photo credits: @mycaninelifeOften overshadowed by its mountainousneighbors Washington and Oregon and its moreRocky Mountain partners Colorado and Wyoming, Idaho boasts a vastnetwork of blissful dog-friendly hiking, with fewer crowds. Best of all, forthose with a dog, many of the trails allow dogs off leash under voice control.Many Idaho hikes are in high elevation, sokeep that in mind [...]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe Around the 4th of July

5 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Safe Around the 4th of July

July 4th and the summer season bring wonderful opportunities to be outside together but imagine the pit in your stomach if something were to happen to your dog. We all relish in the many fabulous festivities such as backyard barbecues with friends and vibrant firework displays lighting up the night sky. Yet these glorious summer days and nights can pose [...]

Two dogs, paracord, and a brewery: The inspiring tale of A Place for Fido

Two dogs, paracord, and a brewery: The inspiring tale of A Place for Fido

Ever wonder how your local pet store came to be or where your own entrepreneurial dreams might take you? From time to time, we will be profiling some of our favorite retailers here on our blog and sharing their stories. This guest post is from Jamie Parent who has owned A Place for Fido, based in Duluth, MN, [...]

Your Summer Guide to Dog-Friendly Events Across the USA

Your Summer Guide to Dog-Friendly Events Across the USA

We get it. Summer is here and your dog is ready to play! You want to get out and about and enjoy some warm weather adventures together. We’ve assembled a onestop guide to dog-friendly events around the United States to take your pup to.If you know of any other events where dogs are welcome, please post them [...]

10 Great Dog Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

10 Great Dog Friendly Hikes in New Hampshire

Countless opportunities exist to hike with your dog by your side in the gorgeous White Mountain range and beyond. Check out this list of some of our favorites!

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